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10 years after housing bubble, damage lingers for minorities

When the U.S. housing bubble peaked a decade ago, soon to burst with far-reaching consequences, the pain was particularly severe for black and Hispanic Americans. Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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Leaving rates alone, Fed sees ultra-slow pace of hikes ahead

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it foresees an exceedingly slow pace of interest rate hikes ahead — and is in no hurry to resume them. Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Few Utah police report drone use, cite tough FAA regulations

Law enforcement agencies have touted drones as a powerful new tool for searches and investigations, but police agencies in Utah report they've stopped using the devices after getting bogged down by... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is... Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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At E3, game makers introduce more diverse heroes

After introducing the world to several new female heroes at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, story-driven game makers at this week's gathering of the interactive industry are... Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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For Delta, long-term growth will come by flying more overseas routes

Red wine, cannoli and meatballs were abundant and free for passengers waiting to board the inaugural Twin Cities-to-Rome flight last month. As the plane pushed back from gate G6, an airport fire... Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged in light of an uncertain job market and offering no hints of when its next rate hike might occur. Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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High-speed rail lawsuit delays cost $63 million, 17 months

Another $63 million was added Tuesday to the cost of California's high-speed rail project and the completion date for the first 29-mile leg was pushed back 17 months to August 2019, after the state... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are fully digested. Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Florida bank issues first US credit card for use in Cuba

A small Florida bank will issue the first U.S. credit card intended for use in Cuba and make it easier for Americans to travel and work on an island largely cut off from the U.S. financial system,... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Democratic Party's computers breached by Russian hackers

Two "sophisticated adversaries" linked to Russian intelligence services broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks and gained access to confidential emails, chats and... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Court upholds net neutrality rules on equal internet access

In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

Apple kicked off its annual software developer conference with an artificial intelligence upgrade for Siri, its digital assistant, as well as new software features for other devices and an overhaul... Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, he smiles. Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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The Apple Watch will soon track fitness for wheelchair users

Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck. Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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After shooting attack in Orlando, an unsure E3

The flags outside the Electronic Entertainment Expo are flying at half-staff in tribute to the victims of the shooting attack at an Orlando gay club that left 50 dead. However, it will seemingly be... Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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Feds consider whether to shut for-profit college watchdog

Federal education officials are deciding whether to shut down the nation's biggest accreditor of for-profit colleges over allegations that it overlooked deception by some of its schools. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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'Star Trek' actors take series' first VR game for a spin

It looks like the trippiest episode of "Star Trek" ever created. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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Los Alamos app allows users to visit 1940s 'Atomic City'

Los Alamos, a once secret city where scientists participated in the nation's classified World War II nuclear development program, can now be experienced much like it was then with a new app. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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213-year-old mica mine, now a tourist attraction, for sale

It's a mine, but it could be yours for $2 million. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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Christina Grimmie: A star on the rise cut down by gunman

Hours after she died, Christina Grimmie's face still beamed from a selfie video she had posted online inviting everyone to be there for her concert Friday night. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis

Gawker is filing for bankruptcy protection and will sell itself rather than pay $140 million to pro wrestler Hulk Hogan. Read more »

Published June 10, 2016

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Apple to start showing ads in App Store

Apple says that it will start showing paid ads when people search for apps in its popular mobile store. Read more »

Published June 8, 2016

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